• NECA AETC

Addressing Homelessness & Housing Instability in NY: The Emerging Public Health Crisis (VIRTUAL)



Friday, March 4, 2022 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. ET


Working with People Who are Homeless or Unstably Housed

Debra Brown, JD


Adapting Housing and Food Insecurity Services for People

with HIV During COVID-19

Richard Fowler, Angie Partap, Michael Rifkin, Dawn Trotter, John Wikiera


Housing Needs and Health Among People with HIV in New York:

Before and After COVID-19

Angela Aidala, PhD


Food Insecurity and Nutrition Services

Dorella M. Walters


Housing First: Talking About Solutions to Homelessness

and Support for People with Complex Needs

Sam Tsemberis, PhD


At the end of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the housing needs and drivers of needs among persons with HIV.

  • Discuss the connection between housing instability and food access.

  • Discuss the principles and practices of the Housing First approach and how these apply to the provision of housing, support, and treatment services.

  • Discuss examples of regional responses to dual pandemics.


This conference is eligible for 4.5 CE hours (General) for NJ & NY Social Workers through Rutgers School of Social Work (SSW). Social Workers wishing to apply for CE will receive the link to the SSW registration page AFTER completing the general registration.


To register for this free conference,

please go to the General Registration page.


You must be pre-registered to attend the conference.

Registration closes on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.


This conference was a collaboration by Northeast Caribbean AETC Regional Partners:


Rutgers FXB Center, School of Nursing, Stonybrook University,

School of Health Professions, Columbia University HIV Behavioral Health,

Jefferson Health New Jersey and the AETC Oral Health Resource Center.


For questions or additional information, please contact Michelle Thompson at:

ccthomps@sn.rutgers.edu